Day: January 27, 2015

LDS and LGBT rights

A “rare” press conference was offered today by the leaders of the Mormon church, or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. CNN reports, Mormon leaders pledged to support anti-discrimination laws for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people, as long the laws also protect the rights of religious groups. In exchange, the Mormon church …

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today marks the tenth International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. In a statement issued by the White House, President Obama referenced the recent terrorist attacks in Paris to emphasize the need for continued vigilance against bigotry, hatred, and anti-Semitism, concluding, As a founding member of the International Holocaust …

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